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employees wanted to do two things, make the world a better place to live and we can find that energy that people have without doing good work in the world, but doing it personally. secondly, we had high respect for rational decision-making and basing it on the facts. not invading the facts. being thoughtful and most importantly giving a clear sense of purpose. .. for everybody in this room and the vast majority of the people on this planet, the single biggest driver of self-esteem is your work because you spend a disproportionate amount of time, effort, and energy at work. that is what makes work important. that is why this issue about unemployment, and underemployment, is way more than economics. it is actually a very spiritual issue because work is spiritually important. i've said many times employee, you do your job well, it's far, far more important to give. you will never fool -- if you don't do your work the best you can do it, you will lower your self-esteem. if you're a college student, college isor work. if you don't do your work the best you can do it, you will lowerror sel
, energy. we can't talk about energy in america or the world without that connecting to the environment. and you can't talk about the environment without talking about energy. and you can't talk about energy and the environment without talking about the economy. because it's job withs, it's growth -- it's jobs, it's growth, a nation's competitive position in the world. and so these issues are interrelated. and as my friends who are here representing their country, their people in america's capital tonight, they understand this, and they understand that the great global issues facing us all -- all 6.5 billion people on the face of the earth today -- are, in fact, global. we live in a global community. that global community is underpinned by a global economy. and so whatever framework of challenges you think we face, they are international. proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, the environment, energy, terrorism, extremism and maybe the most insidious of all, despair. and within the framework of despair comes hunger and poverty and when man is without dignity, not much else matter
thought about the counterweights of american central life. .. >> we combined that energy that people have about doing good work in the world but doing it personally. you have to have a right to your own life. a second thing that a high respect for rational decision-making, making logic decisions based on fact, not invading the fact, dealing very thoughtful, very thoughtful process. but most importantly, i think you get a clear sense of purpose and use your thinking capacity to accomplish your purpose. you raise your self-esteem. self-esteem is the foundation for happiness and happiness is the beginning of the game. i don't mean happiness on a friday night. a life well lived. i call blood, sweat and tears have to. when you're 80 and you look back and say that was hard and i'm glad i did it. that kind of hard earned with effort and energy. life will live happiness. that is the end of the game. nothing wrong with money. money is a good thing to happiness is the end of the game. self-esteem properly earned is the foundation for happiness. self-esteem is a complex subject and i want to share o
the effects of rationing on the people's energy levels, their diet, their morale, spirit. he worried about everything. no detail was too trivial. for example, he worried that british beings would not get enough sugar to get through the winter. sugar was rationed. when he was asked by a staff what they should do about providing fish, he declared the policy to be, quote, out most fish. the supply of salt and vinegar remain stable important for chips or french fies as we call them. i hope you'll read my book with new information about the wisdom of win winston churchill. there's an interesting story about eggs which is too complicated to tell you about here. i hope i bring to light the two sides of the great man. the effort he put in to getting adopted the policies he felt to be in his country's interest and the human side of chumpleg hill. his huge enjoyment of life, the excube rains and charm and energy and capacity for work. his kindness and humor. his courtesy to the guests and generosity with friends. he once promised, quote, i hope i shall be able to provide a bottle of champagne and an
of brands. they shop for beverages, they might buy pepsi, gatorade, lipton tea, root beer, energy drinks, bottled water, if there health-conscious they might buy naked juice. for breakfast they might buy captain crunch breakfast cereal, and jemima, meals and snacks they might buy lay's potato chips, sun chips, cracker jacks, burritos or ruffles. what the consumer probably doesn't realize is all of those brands are owned by pepsi. pepsi is the largest food company in the united states if you want to call those items food and it is the second-largest in the world. they might buy a nasty product. and won't go through all the nasty --nestle brands. they had $10.5 billion in profit. patty had $6.4 billion in profit. nestle is the biggest producer in the country. we have just a few companies that are controlling all of those brands. 20 companies controlled highest percentage of brands in the grocery store and of those, 14 of those brands control organic food. so big food is controlling what people see. then the grossly conglomerate, walmart leads the pack along with kroger, wal-mart is by far
of problems. what is going to be the new energy policy? what is going to be the policy toward nuclear energy? the aging population. i could run on. territorial disputes with its neighbors, you know, china, korea. so there are a lot of different problems, but i think it is a crisis opportunity situation. the chinese used the expression. in japanese it is very similar, and so i think that the new prime minister is the right person at the right time to take these steps, but not limit them, as i said, to adjust monetary and fiscal, take advantage to meet all of these other problems and turn them into a virginities one last point, and then i will mention japan at the end of my brief remarks here, my good friend who died a number of years ago, a brilliant economist and a new japan very well. he taught at mit, always concerned that one day the high amount of government debt in japan would catch up to him, notwithstanding that over 90 percent of it is held by japanese. of course, know it is 235 percent of gdp, the largest of any developed country in the world. and this is something that has to be ta
policymakers and is contributed to the debates and health care, climate change, renewable energy financial services reform telecommunications and international trade issues. in 2007 he joined other former senate majority leader's howard baker, george mitchell and bob dole to create the bipartisan policy center which seeks to find common ground on the nations most pressing issues. these days he's a senior policy adviser at dla piper government affairs and global board. today. today senators subfour will discuss his new book "the u.s. senate" fundamentals of american government written with charles robbins. in it he explains the historical detail of the 100 member body and has worked in the past something i suspect we all wonder about at this particular time. tom daschle. [applause] >> david thank you very much for that generous introduction and thank you very much for the opportunity to be here today. it is a real pleasure for me every time i come to the national archives. i am moved and i'm inspired and for good reason. i think the archives as i'm sure everyone in the round would agree is
, but 70s. which means that we are much older, and as a printer and i will have much less energy than when i was 40 years old. >> gentleman on the left in the second row? >> human brain development was encouraged when grandmothers took over care of the children so that the mother could do other work. thinking about that persist the changes now are the grandmother is not necessarily part of. >> grandparent, grandmothers, taking responsibility for the kids of the parents of the kids go off to it is widespread, and i would say it's the case in many hunter and gatherer societies. grant parents often take responsibility for looking after the children. looking after their grandchildren, thereby freeing up other children to go off hunting and gathering. >> [inaudible question] >> general thing for brain development. well, -- >> [inaudible question] eighty speak about the educational also believes that saw my grandparents, you know, parents don't do as much as grandparents to. >> grant parents acquire information to pass on to their grandchildren. >> the gentleman behind you in the blue? >> yes, t
, but 70's, 75 which means that we are finally a grandparent. we will have less energy that when i was 40 years old. so it's something that has to be around. >> the gentleman on our left in the second row. >> i heard something called the grandmother theory which suggested that human brain development was encouraged long ago when grandmothers took over care of the children so that a mother could do other forging activities such as way, way back in forging days. and thinking about that verses changes now with their grandmother is not necessarily part of the picture. >> that, grandparents, grandmothers taking over responsibility for the kids while the parents of the kids go and forage. that observation, as teammate, it is widespread. it is also the case that mentioned. and i would say, the case in most, of many, all of -- hunter-gatherer's societies that have been observed. grandparents are still alive. often it take responsibility, stay in camp and look after the children, looking after their grandchildren come thereby freeing up their own children, the parents of the grandchildren to go of
system, our justice system, and on and on. we have a large number -- the energy -- non-governmental organizations, the public interest movement is wide and diverse that didn't exist very much 50 years ago. what it doesn't have is a cohesive sense that working on related problems that ought to create a sense of movement and some sort of sense that we're indebted to the history, if our history were more accurate so, you know, i think that history is about the future, and that the future is -- if the future is dangerous, then it will be less dangerous and more hopeful the better sense we have of our history, but, you know, i'm a his historian. you can expect me to say that. i'm trying to put it in a different way. yes, ma'am? >> i also want to thank you for the wonderful work you're doing. i have grandchildren i want to share it with. my question is about another age group. as i look around this room i see a number of white males of a certain age who lived through much of the times that you're talking about at some level or another. i'm curious to know what is the response
of rationing on the peoples energy volvos, diets, morale, spirit. you read about everything. no detail is too trivial. for example, he worried british would not get enough sugar to get through the winter. when he was asked by staff what they should do about providing fish, he declared his policy to be quote up most fish. the supply of salt and vinegar remained stable, important for chips or french fries as they call them. i do hope you will read my book with much new information about the wit and wisdom of winston churchill. there's also a funny story, which is too complicated to tell you about here. .. thank you. [applause] >> we mentioned everyone, but in order to have your questions answered, please go to the microphone. please wait until you are recognized. the microphone will come to your area. okay? all right. >> are there any questions or comments? >> yes? >> okay, thank you so much, and welcome to arizona. you need a reference to the second front in the west. as i understand it, in 1942, the americans and british opened up north africa and push the germans out of north africa. then th
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